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SF 3731

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 03:53pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; administration of drugs and medicines; requiring a report.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginRECOMMENDATIONS ON ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICINES IN
SCHOOLS.
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new text begin (a) The commissioner of education must consult with the commissioner of health, school
districts, charter schools, school employees, and other stakeholders to make recommendations
regarding the administration of drugs and medicines in primary and secondary schools. The
commissioner must consider:
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new text begin (1) the appropriate qualifications for a person who administers prescription drugs or
medicines to students, including insulin and epinephrine auto-injectors;
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new text begin (2) the appropriate qualifications for a person who administers rectal prescription and
nonprescription medications to students;
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new text begin (3) differences among nonprescription medicines that may require different policies
regarding their administration;
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new text begin (4) schools' access to licensed health care personnel; and
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new text begin (5) students' medical and health needs.
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new text begin (b) The commissioner must report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the
legislative committees and divisions having jurisdiction over kindergarten through grade
12 education by February 1, 2020, in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 3.195.
The report must review current practices in schools and make recommendations for statutory,
rule, or policy changes.
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